Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Fighting Like Cats and Dogs Is All Too Real on Animal Planet's All-New Series "Cat vs. Dog"

Fighting Like Cats and Dogs Is All Too Real on Animal Planet's All-New Series "Cat vs. Dog"
In the series, Cat expert Jackson Galaxy and dog expert/trainer Zoe Sandor provide support, direction, key insight and much needed help to families seeking to establish peace between dogs and cats in turbulent homes.

New Series Produced for Animal Planet by Magical Elves Featuring Cat Expert Jackson Galaxy and Dog Expert/Trainer Zoe Sandor Premieres Sat. Nov. 11 at 10PM ET/PT
When cats and dogs live together under the same roof and chaos ensues, lives can be turned upside down and households torn apart. In CAT VS. DOG, cat expert Jackson Galaxy (My Cat from Hell) and dog expert/trainer Zoe Sandor provide support, direction, key insight and much needed help to families seeking to establish peace between dogs and cats in turbulent homes. CAT VS. DOG premieres Sat., Nov. 11 at 10PM ET/PT.

In each episode of CAT VS. DOG, Jackson and Zoe meet pet owners and witness first-hand the dog and cat behaviors negatively impacting their home life. Jackson and Zoe determine the behaviors that need to be addressed by both humans and animals and then they create a long-term plan so cats and dogs can live happily together. Their plans include daily routines and procedures to be carried out over several months with the goal of conflict resolution to create a home where cats and dogs can get along.

"We are inspired by Jackson and Zoe's ability to identify key behaviors between cats and dogs and the skill at which they can also train humans to correct their behaviors in these conflicts. Jackson and Zoe are a delightful team to watch and a welcome addition to our Saturday night lineup," said Patrice Andrews, General Manager of Animal Planet.

Throughout the season, CAT VS. DOG reveals some of the most tumultuous situations both Jackson and Zoe have ever encountered. Some of the cases this season include: a couple unable to move their relationship forward because their dog and cats can't stand each other; best friends whose living situation is threatened if their cat and dog can't get along; a terribly divided family of four, each with a different opinion on who is at fault in the contentious relationship between their beloved dog and family cat; and an owner whose solution to her three dogs terrorizing her cats is to build a rooftop cat sanctuary complete lawn chairs and a library for her own enjoyment.

CAT VS. DOG is produced for Animal Planet by Emmy Award-winning production company Magical Elves Inc. For Magical Elves, Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz are Casey Kriley are the executive producers and Rebecca Hertz and Allison Schermerhorn are the showrunners. For Animal Planet, Dawn Sinsel serves as senior executive producer and Paris Peckerman is production coordinator.

About Animal Planet
Animal Planet, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the network of hit franchise series and special programming dedicated to animals and the natural world that includes RIVER MONSTERS, DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET, PIT BULLS & PAROLEES, TANKED, TREEHOUSE MASTERS, THE VET LIFE, THE ZOO and PUPPY BOWL, the largest non-sports TV event on Super Bowl Sunday. Animal Planet is the premiere TV, digital and social community for all things animal, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality content across all Animal Planet platforms including: Animal Planet television network, available in more than 90 million homes in the U.S., that is complemented with a deep Video On Demand offering; online assets, the ultimate online destination for animal lovers and pet owners; the Animal Planet Go app that allows viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime anywhere; Animal Planet L!VE, the go-to digital destination for round-the-clock, unfiltered access via live cameras around the globe in a variety of animal habitats; Animal Planet Social including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram via @AnimalPlanet.

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit

About Magical Elves:
Magical Elves is the award-winning production team behind some of the highest quality documentary, unscripted and digital series found across all media platforms. Since the company was founded, Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz have been nominated for numerous awards, winning Emmys for both "Top Chef" (Bravo) and its digital counterpart "Last Chance Kitchen," a Peabody for "Project Runway," and an IDA award for "Time of Death" (Showtime). Other credits include: "Cold Justice" (Oxygen), "Braxton Family Values" (WE), "Chasing Cameron" starring digital celebrity Cameron Dallas (Netflix), "All In with Cam Newton" (Nickelodeon), "Project Greenlight" (HBO), Last Comic Standing", and "Fashion Star" (NBC). Feature films include the critically acclaimed "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never", "Katy Perry: Part of Me" and "Under The Electric Sky" which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and the Tim McGraw and Faith Hill concert documentary, "Soul 2 Soul" which debuts on Showtime this November. Magical Elves joined forces with international media producer and distributor The Tinopolis Group in 2014. 

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